All M.A. Hart Bournemouth Football League Clubs shall enter the relevant Cup Competition for which they are qualified under the rules. Clubs with more than one team who qualify for the same competition may enter a second team if they wish.

The Rules of the M.A. Hart Bournemouth Football League where applicable shall apply in all cases not covered byJohn Carter Cup 1b the Cup Competition Rules.

1. The entire control and management of the above competition shall be vested in the Management Committee of the M.A. Hart Bournemouth Football League.

2. The Cup  shall be called the “M. A. Hart John Carter Challenge Challenge Cup”, and shall not become the property of any one Club.

3. This competition shall be open to teams competing in Divisions 4 and below of the M.A. Hart Bournemouth Football League on payment of the entry fee of £40.00 which shall be paid on or before the Annual General Meeting in each year.

4. A Player who has played in the M. A. Hart Harry Cornish Cup, the County Sunday intermediate or any higher Cup competition during the current Season, except the M. A. Hart Robbins ChallengeCup, (Sunday competitions only) is NOT eligible to play in this competition.

5. The conditions in Rules 4 - 17 inclusive of the Mark Hart Sunday Senior Challenge Cups apply to this competition.